heterotypic


het·ero·typ·ic

adjective \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈti-pik\

Definition of HETEROTYPIC

:  different in kind, arrangement, or form

First Known Use of HETEROTYPIC

1876

het·ero·typ·ic

adjective \ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈtip-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HETEROTYPIC

1
: of or being the reduction division of meiosis as contrasted with typical mitotic division—compare homotypic 2
2
: different in kind, arrangement, or form <heterotypic aggregations of cells>

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